Pottery

 

Mette Maya Gregorson – the Danish know how to work with clay!

Last Sunday we hosted the Northern Potter’s Association. Mette Maya Gregorson, travelled all the way from Denmark to run a lecture/demonstration on her working practices in clay, but we were treated to the rare experience of truly getting to know another ceramic artist intimately. She inspired us with the story of her travels and journeys…

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20th September 2017

Congratulations to Karin Hessenberg!

Congratulations to to Karin Hessenberg! Her sculpture “The Floral Sun Hat”, a self-portrait has been selected for the Portrait Prize Exhibition at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RSBA).  This prestigious exhibition runs from 27 July and runs until 19 August. Click here for link to RSBA. Karin will be running some more full day…

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26th July 2017

Earth & Fire Ceramics Fair 2017

BIG DAY OUT FOR US AT EARTH AND FIRE ~ BY SARAH VANIC Had an early start with Hannah Weber and Emma Parkinson from the Art House pottery studio but must admit we really needed a good coffee before seeing any pots or sculpture. Glorious sunny day and there was a wide selection of ceramics…

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28th June 2017

New pottery tutor ~ Karin Hessenberg

We are very pleased and excited to announce that Karin will be taking over running our monthly sculpture classes.  The next workshop is Saturday 15th July and we hope to confirm the August date shortly. If you’ve not seen her work (or just need reminding) please visit her website: www.karinhessenberg.co.uk To go to our workshop…

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22nd June 2017

St. Mary’s Ceramics Fair

  We have well moved into the season of fairs and festivals kicking off locally with the best of Sheffield, Northern Potters and many more coming from afar to offer a high diversity in functional, abstract and sculptural ceramics. Demonstrators Alex Shimwell and Ken Taylor shared their wealth of experience; throwing ‘large’ on the wheel,…

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22nd June 2017

Sketches, Studies, Samples and Testers………………

An update from the pottery studios (April 2017) – by Sarah Vanic (Pottery Coordinator). We’ve recently introduced a process of review meetings for Open Studio members to ensure thy feel their work is progressing as they would like.  Last Thursday I sat down with Louise (an Open Studio member) to share and chat about new…

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20th April 2017